Niederanven (Luxembourgish: Nidderaanwen [nidəˈʀaːnvən]; German: Niederanwen) is a commune Luxembourg, located north-east of Luxembourg City, and derives its name from principal town, Niederanven. As of 2018, it has a population of 6,156.

Vue op Nidderaanwen vum Bloebierg.jpg
Coat of arms of Niederanven
Map of Luxembourg with Niederanven highlighted in orange, and the canton in dark red
Map of Luxembourg with Niederanven highlighted in orange, and the canton in dark red
Coordinates: 49°39′05″N 6°15′20″E / 49.6514°N 6.2556°E / 49.6514; 6.2556Coordinates: 49°39′05″N 6°15′20″E / 49.6514°N 6.2556°E / 49.6514; 6.2556
Country Luxembourg
 • Total41.36 km2 (15.97 sq mi)
 • Rank12th of 102
Highest elevation
429 m (1,407 ft)
 • Rank28th of 102
Lowest elevation
241 m (791 ft)
 • Rank47th of 102
 • Total6,156
 • Rank23rd of 102
 • Density150/km2 (390/sq mi)
  • Rank21st of 102
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
LAU 2LU0000305

The commune of Niederanven is the intersection for the A1 motorway and N1. Luxembourg Airport is located within the boundaries of the communes Niederanven and Sandweiler.


As of 2018, the town of Niederanven, which lies in the north-east of the commune, has a population of 1,472.[1] Other towns within the commune include Ernster, Hostert, Oberanven, Rameldange, Senningen, Senningerberg, and Waldhof.[1]



Twin towns — sister citiesEdit

Niederanven is a founding member of the Douzelage, a town twinning association of towns across the European Union. This active town twinning began in 1991 and there are regular events, such as a produce market from each of the other countries and festivals. As of 2019, its members are:[3]


  1. ^ a b "Facts and Figures | Commune Niederanven". Retrieved 17 June 2018.
  2. ^ "Population par canton et commune". Retrieved 11 January 2022.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  3. ^ "Member towns". Douzelage. Retrieved 2019-08-20.

External linksEdit

  •   Media related to Niederanven at Wikimedia Commons